Calling The Clairvoyant Hotline

Can a medium predict our fashion future? Joel Stein looks for answers in one visionary's crystal ball

Fashion people call everyone a visionary. The person who came up with slimmer suits? Visionary! Denim formal wear? Visionary! That bra that pushes and separates at the same time? Actually, that guy was a visionary.

But if I'm going to bother talking to someone about fashion's future, I'm not going to waste my time with Tom Ford's hazy guesses. I'm going to an actual spiritual medium: James Van Praagh. Having hosted the syndicated show Beyond with James Van Praagh and having written both Talking to Heaven and Reaching to Heaven, Van Praagh has 22 years of paranormal experiences. Can Tom Ford...

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